Wyss retires after 27 years in district

  Jackie Wyss, former fourth-grade teacher at Albrecht Elementary School, has retired after 33 years of teaching, 27 of which were in Brodhead. Wyss graduated from UW-Whitewater in 1983 and taught for the first six years of her career in Catholic schools. She transitioned to Brodhead in 1989. Pick up […]


Local watershed brought to attention in Watershed Field Day

  By Siara Schwartzlow, EDITOR Children and adults learned about an area watershed at the Lower Sugar River Watershed Association’s (LSRWA) Field Day last Friday, June 24. The event took place at the Spring Creek Bridge and the Oakley Branch along County Highway OK in Juda. To begin the testing, […]


Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra performs in summer’s first concert in the park

Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra performs in summer’s first concert in the park

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Community members turned out in droves for the Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra’s concert at Veterans Park on the evening of Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th. “We had 150 programs, and they’re all gone,” said Gregory Roy, the orchestra’s business manager. “This is twice the number we […]


Honor Flight Supper offers spaghetti and swing

Honor Flight Supper offers spaghetti and swing

Scott & Freida Douglas enjoy their spaghetti dinners By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Community members filed into the Brodhead High School for the Badger Honor Flight Spaghetti Supper last Saturday, June 18th. All proceeds benefited the Badger Honor Flight, which sends veterans to Washington D.C. Dinner go-ers enjoyed spaghetti and garlic […]


Concert in the Park to put music in the air

SPECIAL NOTE:  The concert will be held this Sunday, June 19 instead of June 26 as was printed in the paper.  We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused. By Melody Pope, Correspondent BRODHEAD — The first Concert in the Park this year will take place at […]


Young Entrepreneur Takes Advantage of City-Wide Garage Sales

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor BRODHEAD – Nine-year-old Ava Risum used last weekend’s city-wide garage sales event to showcase her up-and-coming lemonade business. Featuring a special twist on traditional lemonade, Ava’s Lemonade began nearly a year ago after her family purchased a storage building behind Veteran’s Park. Ava saw the new […]


High School Honor Roll Announced

BRODHEAD — Brodhead High School is pleased to announce the students who achieved honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. Students who achieved a 3.00 – 3.49 grade point average are placed on the “B” Honor Roll. Students who achieved a 3.50 – 4.00 grade point […]


Relay for Life Event Schedule

BRODHEAD – The Relay for Life of Green County event is scheduled for Saturday, June 18th at the Brodhead High School. The day’s schedule is as follows: 2 to 2:30 p.m., team setup; 3 p.m., Survivor Reception and silent auction drop-off; Pick up this week’s printed edition for the full […]


Helping a Helicopter Project Takes Step Forward

MONROE — The Huey Helicopter for the Green County Veterans Memorial Park continues to find friends who offer to help. Helicopter Specialties, Inc., in Janesville is working to restore the Huey back to the days of its service in the Vietnam War.  Jason Shrier, General Manager and Director of Maintenance […]


Police Arrest Man for Asking Obscene Questions

  BRODHEAD – Between June 2nd and June 6th, Brodhead Police received three separate complaints from women between the ages of 15 and 24 of a middle-aged, white male driving up to them on the street and either asking them questions of a sexual nature or requesting that they expose themselves to […]